Day 66: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major (Chailly)

Just wanted to let everyone know about a very cool Facebook group devoted to Anton Bruckner, which you can find here. It’s a robust group, with many active members, people who are passionate about the group’s namesake, as well as music in general. Check them out. Now, on to our regularly scheduled program… This morning’s … [Read more…]

Day 18: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor (Chailly)

This morning’s conductor of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 2 in C Minor (WAB 102) is Italian-born Riccardo Chailly (1953-). I first encountered Chailly on October 4, 2016 and I offered some information from his entry on Wikipedia. However, I don’t recall reading this when I skimmed his Wiki page last time: Chailly has an exclusive … [Read more…]